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Dim The Lights Promos. (sorta)

 
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My friends band asked me to do some quick individual shots of their band in their practice space(basement). location definetly wasnt the best, but whatever. i had to work with what i had.

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they're a metal band, so they wanted a gritty feel to their shots.

Nov 08, 2006 15:27

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Wow! great shots. I like the last one the most. least amount of destracting backround. If it was for me I would darken the the top of pic one so it goes to black like the side. I really like the colour saturation and the sharpness.

Nov 08, 2006 16:10

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Any post processing? I think these are grand!

Nov 08, 2006 19:25

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Absolutely love the background. These shots have a lot of character - some of the best band promo shots I've seen lately :) #1, #2 and #4 stand out more than #3 but that may just be the more interesting expressions ;)

Nov 08, 2006 19:55

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I agree 1, 2 and 4 are great and number 3 is... well... a little boring, but I think that is the subjects fault with the lack of animation. I am no expert but I find the shadows little distracting. Maybe if the subjects were lit from above to pull the shadows down to the ground more? Just a thought. But in any case very nice.

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#1 looks kinda like overdone HDR to me (they all have a slight taste of that); the bass player is my fave.

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I like the 'HDR' look on these. How did you do 'em? Multiple processing of one CR2? Or do they just look a bit like HDR and was another process used?
#3 would benefit from a tighter crop (loose the left and a bit of top & bottom)

Nov 09, 2006 11:28

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René Damkot wrote in post #2239506external link
I like the 'HDR' look on these.

Yes, that's the 'look' that I was wondering about, too, Rene.

Nov 09, 2006 11:48

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I like them very much as well.

I'd have to disagree on the "HDR" look as HDR usually has more details in the shadows. Very creative I think the band and fans will like them!

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Great shots, I'm guessing HDR too?

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thanks guys.

not HDR. i shot these all as jpgs, then took them into photoshop, duplicated the layer, applied the lucis filter to the top one, then lowered the opacity. thats pretty much it.

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Lucis filter? As in the lucisarts filter?

Damn, alot of nice stuff is coming out now using that filter and it's so expensive! :(

Nov 09, 2006 17:21

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Nice work, I especially like the way the bass player came out.
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Nov 09, 2006 20:59

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These turned out pretty cool. what the heck it lucisarts?

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These turned out pretty cool. what the heck it lucisarts?

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